Free Area events (partial list) for Apr 7 – Apr 14

Apr 7 (Sun)

  • Annual Autism Day at Via Aquarium with Special Appearance by Curious George – Free Admission for families affected by autism from 9:30 to 11 am.  Space is limited, Register by calling 518-382-2941
  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 am to 2 pm. Food, Vendors, Music, Produce and more. A great place to meet your friends.
  • Time Stands Still at Sch’dy Civic Players Staged reading at 2:30 pm
  • Home Show at SportsPlex in Halfmoon from 10 am to 6 pm. Register online for free admission at ( … there is a charge at the door of $10
  • 2019 Children at the Well Storytelling Show at 3 pm at the Sch’dy Jewish Community Center. Special part of the event: Indian Dance of the Kathak Tradition. Optional Vegetarian Potluck follows. (2565 Balltown Road)

Apr 8 (Mon)

  • The Library Book by Susan Orlean Reviewed by Patricia Rush PhD. Books sandwiched in at the main branch Sch’dy Co Public Library at Noon.
  • Making Sense of China’s Residential Differentiation Using Thick Data and Big Data. 12 pm in the Standish Room at the Science Library (3rd Floor) – Presenter Prof. Shenjing He, Dept. of Urban Planning & Design at University of Hong Kog
  • Wild and Wacky Woodcock Walk at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center at 7 pm. Suitable for ages 6 and up. Contact for reservations: 518-456-0655

Apr 9 (Tues)

  • Hot Tuesday Gypsy Jazz Ensemble performing at Troy Music Hall at noon (hall opens at 11 am)
  • Filming of Sch’dy Today in and Around the Capital Region from 10 am to 11 am in the ADDY Theater at Proctors. Audience welcome
  • Book Discussion “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens at the  main branch of the Sch’dy Co Public Library 2 pm
  • Team Jeopardee Challenge at Parkland Garden Apts. from 4 to 5:30 pm. Mac and Cheese Bar RSVP at

Apr 10 (Wed)

  • 4th Annual Healthy Aging Fair from noon to 3 pm at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church at 440 Whitehall Rd Albany.
  • Reels Free Film Series at noon – A Private War rated R (2018) – Sch’dy County Public Library Main branch

Apr 11 (Thurs)

  • Book Discussion “The Curious Case of Kiryas joel” by Louis Grumet at the  main branch of the Sch’dy Co Public Library 2 pm
  • Book Discussion “Hillbilly Elegy” by JD Vance at the  Quaker Street branch of the Sch’dy Co Public Library 2 pm
  • Stories of Women of Faith (Interfaith Story Circle) from 7 to 9 pm at the New Covenant Presbyterian Church at 916 Western Ave.

Apr 13 (Sat)

  • 18th Annual Poetry Gala from 2 pm to 4 pm at the main branch of the Sch’dy Public Library
  • “Global Trade Agreements” at the Colonie Town Library from 2 to 4 pm

Apr 14 (Sun)

  • Schenectady Greenmarket inside Proctors from 10 am to 2 pm. Food, Vendors, Music, Produce and more. A great place to meet your friends.
  • Musicians of Ma’alwyck at RescheduledBeat the Snow Concert Series at 2:30 at the main branch of the Schenectady County Library at 99 Clinton St.


  • March through April 30 – Two Person Art Show by Vince Forte and Majorie Ward at Beltrone Living Center Gallery at 6 Winners Circle Albany
  • Through April 30 – Schenectady Art Show at Art Associates Gallery at 21 Railroad Ave.
  • Through April 30 — Multiple Artists. Winter in New York at Niskayuna Town Hall
  • May 3 through 19 – Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at the University Art Museum (SUNYA) 1400 Washington Ave. Albany
  • May through August – One Man Show – Vince Forte at Niskayuna Senior Center at 2682 Aqueduct Rd. Sch’dy.
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